Interviewing Shrabani Basu, author of ‘Victoria and Abdul’

'Victoria and Abdul', which has been adapted into a film starring Judi Dench, tells the true story of Queen Victoria’s friendship with an Indian servant, Abdul Karim. He became the queen's ‘munshi’, her teacher, teaching her Urdu and the Qur'an to the chagrin of her English staff. I contacted the author, Shrabani Basu, who kindly agreed... Continue Reading →

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